Articles - equine ownership

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10 Facts About Twitches

Some consider twitching cruel, but if used correctly twitches are a humane form of restraint. Read this article to learn more about the twitch.

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Exit Strategies

What are your legal rights regarding leaving a stable, breaking a horse lease, or switching trainers? Keep reading to find out.

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Understanding Your Equine Insurance Policy

How well do you understand your equine insurance policy?

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Keeping the Herd Happy

Horses are evolutionarily designed to avoid confrontation and embrace affiliation in order to reap the most benefit from living within a group.

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The State of Animal Cruelty Laws in Canada

Find out which animal cruelty laws exist in Canada and how they are monitored and enforced in the country, and learn how to report problems.

By: Liz Brown
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The Joys and Challenges of Horse Ownership

For many who love the sport of horse racing, ownership seems like an impossible dream. But this notion has been turned upside down for 40 lucky Winnipegers.

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Boarding Stable

Maintaining a positive and long-lasting relationship at the barn between boarders and owners/managers can be an art in itself.

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Taking a Leap on a Syndicate

This article highlights what syndicates are, and how they are becoming a popular method of buying a nice horse without having to ‘sell the farm.’

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Trailer Trauma

In this article Shawn Hamilton explains the trailer ride that she'll never forget and soon to be a trailer ride reads won't forget.

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Savvy Advice

Prospective horse owners attending the first annual Thoroughbred Owners Conference came away with a bevy of tips about the experience from some of the most successful people in the game.